It’s going to be O.K. Everyone forgets a gift or two. Here’s a handful of locally-made delectables that are easy to find and nice to share at holiday gatherings. Each year, the Piedmont Candy Company makes and ships millions of mints under their Red Bird label. The puffs are pillow-y and perfect. The sticks are fun to use […]
Wilson’s World hits the road to visit Piedmont Candy Company LEXINGTON, N.C. – Since 1890 the Piedmont Candy Company has been in business. But, it wasn’t until today that Wilson found out just what hard work goes into making candy.
Iconic Red Bird Peppermint puff mints sweeten festivities, decor and beverages LEXINGTON, NC — What’s red, white and peppermint and flies off the shelves this time of year? Red Bird Peppermint puffs, a holiday tradition for 125 years, thanks to Piedmont Candy Co. in Lexington. Consider the numbers: • Thirty Red Bird mints are consumed per […]
Mary Cox from Piedmont Candy Company shows Good Day Charlotte how to make hot chocolate from scratch. Ingredients: 2 C milk 2 C half-and-half 1 C high quality semi-sweet chocolate Splash of vanilla extract 1 t. sugar, optional Red Bird Peppermint Puff candy stick
Iconic Red Bird Peppermint puff mints sweeten festivities, decor and beverages LEXINGTON, NC — Red Bird Peppermint puffs have been a holiday tradition for 125 years, thanks to Piedmont Candy Co. in Lexington. A staggering one million Red Bird bags, tubs and sticks are sold in the week leading up to Christmas. “Red Bird Peppermint […]
North Carolina heritage brand marks 125 years of making iconic Red Bird Peppermint puff mints LEXINGTON, NC — The taste of success is sweet at Piedmont Candy Company. The family-owned and operated company is celebrating a big anniversary: 125 years of producing iconic Red Bird Peppermint puff mints. Founded in 1890 (yes, that’s not a […]
Candy Industry Magazine: Piedmont Candy Co. celebrates 125 years, as Mary Llewellyn Cox, v.p. of sales and marketing, and Chris Reid, ceo, work to take the company to the next level.
Managing Editor Crystal Lindell dishes on her favorites treats from the Piedmont Candy Co., known for its Red Bird brand. The company is celebrating its 125th Anniversary this year, and will be featured as Candy Industry Magazine’s October 2015 Cover Story! And while most people know the Piedmont’s famous Red Bird soft peppermint puffs, the […]